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BUGABOOS

New York Times, Sunday, July 22, 1990

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 82, Avg Word Len: 5.13, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 108, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York TimesNo. 14,866
Across
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Former Turkish official : PASHA
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European flatfish : DAB
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Append : ADD
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Sandal part : STRAP
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Anew : AGAIN
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Bruce of N.F.L. fame : ELIA
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Oahu souvenirs : LEIS
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Sacramento's ARCO, e.g. : ARENA
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Plantation owners' enemies? : COTTONBOLLWEEVILLAINS
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German measles : RUBELLA
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Ancient weight : MINA
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___ the finish : INAT
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Spicy sausage : SALAMI
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Grown-up grig : EEL
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Katmandu native : NEPALESE
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Frowning elater? : CLICKBEETLEBROWED
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Palpebras on the eyes : LIDS
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Goad : NEEDLE
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Ljubljana native : SLOVENE
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Arabian commander : AGA
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Warm oneself pleasantly : BASK
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Peruvian plant : OCA
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Yearned : PINED
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Lepidopteran structure? : MONARCHITECTURE
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Roman fountain : TREVI
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Newspaper sec. : ROTO
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Egg: Comb. form : OVI
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Mandelas's gp. : ANC
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Soak flax : RET
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Hyde Park locusts? : GRASSHOPPERAMBULATORS
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At the age of: Lat. abbr. : AET
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RR stop : STA
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Half of CCCII : CLI
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Vishnu incarnation : RAMA
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Exaggerated comedy : FARCE
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Egyptian demagogue? : SCARABBLEROUSER
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Small handbill : FLIER
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Botanist Gray : ASA
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Ghazels : ODES
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Latin I verb : AMO
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Catherine or Josephine : EMPRESS
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Kettledrum : TIMBAL
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One's own: Comb. form : IDIO
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Future moth for Lot's wife : CATERPILLAROFSALT
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Site of Cromwell's first victory : GRANTHAM
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Operate : RUN
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Cuts short : ABORTS
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Delicate : AIRY
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Japanese family and admiral : ITOS
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Lift ___ (make a slight effort) : AFINGER
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Untrustworthy Puccini heroine? : MADAMBUTTERFLYBYNIGHT
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Have ___ for news : ANOSE
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Ego : SELF
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Fencing cry : SASA
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Historic Pueblo Indian village : ACOMA
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Worthless : STRAW
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Polka follower : DOT
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Kind of storehouse: Abbr. : MAG
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Gas used in TV tubes : XENON
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Larrigan's kin : PAC
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Past : AGO
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Posed : SAT
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Struck : HIT
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Eskimo jacket : ANORAK
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Reynolds or Gibson : DEBBIE
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
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Corrida ticket : BILLETE
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Cakes' companion : ALE
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Judge : DEEM
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Holy, to Dante : DIVINO
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Bando of baseball : SAL
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Follow : TRAIL
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"At the Sign of the ___ Pédauque": A. France : REINE
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Christie and Held : ANNAS
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Glue : PASTE
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One of a pair of genes : ALLELE
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Tendons : SINEWS
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Insensible : NUMB
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Like corduroy : WALED
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Jacket feature : LAPEL
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Connacht county : SLIGO
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A seventh-century Irish bishop who became a saint : AIDAN
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Certain bank offerings: Abbr. : LCS
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Vote to accept : ADOPT
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Quahog : CLAM
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Sumerian god of wisdom : ENKI
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Rorschach item : BLOT
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French cashier's stamp : RECU
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Man, to Brutus : VIR
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First month, in Lima : ENERO
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At no time : NEVER
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Redacts : EDITS
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The Wrights: Abbr. : BROS
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Pituitary hormones : ACTHS
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New growths : SHOOTS
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Omani, e.g. : ARAB
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"___ gratia artis" : ARS
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Peak : TOP
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A pome caused her to leave home : EVE
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About : CIRCA
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Habituated : ENURED
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A Munster county : CLARE
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Blunder : GAFFE
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Kingdom : REALM
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Anchor position : ATRIP
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S.A. rodent : PACA
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Vestment : ALB
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Tad's marble : MIB
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TV role for Alvin Childress : AMOS
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Greek letter : TAU
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Wax: Comb. form : CER
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Build : ERECT
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Copernicus's field: Abbr. : ASTR
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Scottish rope : RAIP
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Actress Montez : LOLA
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Co-Nobelist for Peace: 1978 : SADAT
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Ludwig and Jannings : EMILS
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Core : ROOT
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Master, in India : SAHIB
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Position : STATUS
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To look, to Miguel : MIRAR
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Broad-faced banks : BLUFFS
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Star in Orion's belt : ALNILAM
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Neighbor of Syr. : ISR
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Overacted : EMOTED
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Miscellaneous assortment : RAGBAG
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Heed : OBEY
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Southern constellation : FORNAX
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Family of a Portuguese navigator : GAMAS
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Cheerful : RIANT
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Zeal : ARDOR
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Former name of Lake Malawi : NYASA
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W.W. II battle site : STLO
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Polish river : NYSA
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European gull : MEW
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Newt : EFT
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Bar need : ICE
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Ending with penta or deca : GON
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Med. group : HMO
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Thrash : TAN

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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